• Short Summary

    German mortar guns in action on Russian front and Human cannon ball at American fair.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Sobbing Sisters".

    Russia and United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of German multi-barrelled mortar guns in action on the Russian front. Shots are from captured German newsreel. Narrator explains the Red Army nicknamed the guns "Sobbing Sisters".

    Various shots of American funfair / circus. A stunt woman - a human cannon ball - gets shot out from large cannon. She flies through the air and lands in big net. Good trick shots in slow-motion and also reverse action. She flips down out of net and poses for camera.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1364.14
    Media URN:
    44750
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:14:00 / 01:28:05:00
    Canister:
    44/62

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